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  1. Domestic Lives

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    When Your House Won’t Let You Go

    We thought we had our house sold twice. But something kept pulling us back, turning us into renovators and flippers.

  2. Renters

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    When a Great Apartment Plays Cupid

    In New York City, a hard-to-pass-up lease can often lead to a change in your relationship status.

  3. Guide

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    How to Create a Serene Home

    Home should be relaxing, calming, an oasis. We’ll help you get there.

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    Moving This Summer? Consider a Hard Hat

    Almost 40 percent of listings in New York City are about a block from active construction, and those odds jump in some parts of Brooklyn and Queens.

  2. The Hunt

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    You Make the Call: Debuting in a Downtown Studio

    A Michigan native who once vowed she “would never move here” dives headlong into Lower Manhattan. Which studio did she choose?

  3. The High End

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    A Condo That Nods to Art Deco Design

    The Rockefeller Group is building its first apartments in Manhattan: a new 605-foot condo tower on East 29th Street.

  4. On the Market

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    Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

    This week’s properties are in the West Village, Murray Hill and Gowanus, Brooklyn.

  5. On the Market

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    Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut

    This week’s properties include a three-bedroom in Greenwich, Conn., and a four-bedroom in Glen Head, N.Y.

Ask Real Estate

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  1. Ask Real Estate

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    How Can I Avoid a Rent Increase?

    Landlords always want to raise the rent when a lease is renewed, but a little research could earn you a lot of leverage.

  2. Ask Real Estate

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    The Curse of the Guarantor

    Guaranteeing a friend’s lease is a generous thing to do — you just may be responsible for the rent for decades.

Living In

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  1. Living in

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    Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families

    The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends.